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Giants fans hit the streets in New Yorkupdated: Mon Feb 06 2012 10:28:00

Giants fans celebrate the victory over the New England Patriots in the streets of New York City.

Review: 'The Big Year' not for the birdsupdated: Fri Oct 14 2011 15:02:00

Birders define "a big year" as an informal competition to see who can spot the most species of birds in a certain area in a calendar year.

People.com: Steve Martin's Band Named Entertainers of the Yearupdated: Sat Oct 01 2011 09:30:00

The Steep Canyon Rangers are honored at the International Bluegrass Music Association Awards in Nashville

Steve Martin wins bluegrass award -- no jokeupdated: Fri Sep 30 2011 16:51:00

It used to be that Steve Martin's music was a joke or at least part of the joke -- a prop in a comedy bit -- but no more.

Eddie Murphy to host next Oscarsupdated: Tue Sep 06 2011 16:34:00

Comedian Eddie Murphy will host the Oscars next February, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday.

Money Magazine: How to become a millionaire in 3 easy stepsupdated: Tue Apr 05 2011 10:52:00

Remember that old Steve Martin joke about the secret formula for becoming a millionaire?

Money Magazine: How to reach $1 million in 3 easy stepsupdated: Mon Mar 21 2011 15:41:00

Remember that old Steve Martin joke about the secret formula for becoming a millionaire?

Picture this: A Colbert portrait auctionupdated: Tue Mar 08 2011 05:14:00

A portrait of comedian Stephen Colbert will be auctioned off Tuesday, with proceeds going to school arts projects.

CES roundup: Steve Martin, Lady Gaga, Ballmer's digital dietupdated: Thu Jan 06 2011 12:29:00

We're not sure if actor-author-comedian-musician Steve Martin is really at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, but if his tweets about CES are all this funny it doesn't matter.

Are these worst movie remakes of all time?updated: Thu Apr 29 2010 07:28:00

Remake "Clash of the Titans?" What was wrong with the original?

Oscars make historyupdated: Mon Mar 08 2010 15:31:00

The 82nd annual Academy Awards is one for the history books. CNN's Brooke Anderson reports.

Oscars were 'Ladies' Night in a Boys' Town'updated: Mon Mar 08 2010 15:31:00

When Alec Baldwin closed out the Academy Awards on Sunday night by slapping director Kathryn Bigelow squarely on the backside, that pretty much said it all.

People.com: PEOPLE's TV Critic Rates the Oscarcastupdated: Mon Mar 08 2010 14:35:00

Bravo Neil Patrick Harris and Lauren Bacall, but why a salute to horror?

People.com: LOL! Alec Baldwin & Steve Martin's Best Oscar Zingersupdated: Mon Mar 08 2010 11:09:00

The Academy Awards co-hosts take on Zac Efron, Brad Pitt and more during Sunday's telecast

People.com: Christoph Waltz, Up Early Oscar Winnersupdated: Mon Mar 08 2010 07:49:00

Neil Patrick Harris sings a welcome to hosts Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin

Oscar forecast: And the winners will be ...updated: Sun Mar 07 2010 19:15:00

For the first time in almost 70 years, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has made room for 10 nominees for best picture.

Who will bring home Oscar?updated: Sun Mar 07 2010 19:15:00

CNN's Ali Velshi talks to CNN Producer Graham Flanagan about who should win and who will win at the Academy Awards.

And the Oscar (always) goes to ... America's sweetheartupdated: Fri Feb 19 2010 11:50:00

Only a few weeks left until the Oscars, people. The epic awards show will be going down on March 7, with Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin hosting.

People.com: Gabourey Sidibe Psyched 'The Jerk' Will Co-Host the Oscarsupdated: Wed Feb 17 2010 06:37:00

The Precious star says she and her mom used to be addicted to the Steve Martin comedy

People.com: Precious's Gabourey Sidibe Thrilled with Oscar Nodupdated: Wed Feb 03 2010 06:50:00

The young actress is basking in the limelight of her highly acclaimed movie

People.com: Morgan Freeman Thanks Nelson Mandelaupdated: Tue Feb 02 2010 17:38:00

"I'd like to thank the Academy for this extraordinary honor. Congratulations to Matt Damon on his nomination. I'm especially grateful to Clint Eastwood, Invictus producer, Lori McCreary, and the entire cast and crew of

People.com: 'Surprised' Penélope Cruz Elated over Oscar Honorupdated: Tue Feb 02 2010 15:49:00

"I am completely surprised and elated. Rob Marshall is not only a genius but an absolute joy to work with. I woke up every morning excited to collaborate with this amazingly talented group of actors. Filming this movie was such a special experience and to be nominated for this role makes me so happy."• Penelope Cruz gives shout-outs to her director and her fabulous cast after receiving a Best Supporting Actress nomination for her turn in the musical Nine.

People.com: Meryl Streep Happy to Be Includedupdated: Tue Feb 02 2010 15:28:00

The Julie & Julia Oscar contender also admires the work of the other nominees

People.com: Jeremy Renner Has Oscar Nod, Is Ready to Travel!updated: Tue Feb 02 2010 15:03:00

"This is more exhilarating than I could have ever imagined. What a tremendous honor from the academy - a blazing stamp in the passport of an artist that can never be taken away and will always be cherished."• And we thought diffusing bombs was exciting! Hurt Locker's Jeremy Renner reacts to nabbing his first Oscar nomination.

People.com: Colin Firth Hits High Notes after Oscar Nod Announcementupdated: Tue Feb 02 2010 13:54:00

"I thought I was managing my expectations, but on hearing the news I discovered new and unfamiliar vocal tones. Perhaps I should do another musical."• Colin Firth on being nominated as Best Actor for A Single Man.

People.com: Helen Mirren 'Over the Moon' about Oscar Nominationupdated: Tue Feb 02 2010 13:09:00

"I'm very happy and honored for Christopher, myself and our film. I think Tolstoy himself would have been perplexed by all this, but, Sofya his wife would have been over the moon. So in that spirit, I am too."• Helen Mirren reacts to her Best Actress Oscar nomination for her role as Leo Tolstoy's wife in The Last Station.The 82nd annual Academy Awards, to be co-hosted by Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin, take place Sunday, March 7, and will air live on ABC starting at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

Reigning queen of romantic comediesupdated: Thu Jan 14 2010 16:58:00

A love story for the aged -- not just for the ages -- works only when its actors are the ones an audience puts on a pedestal, such as Meryl Streep, the newly crowned elder stateswoman of the romantic comedy.

Christmas brings box office cheerupdated: Mon Dec 28 2009 10:27:00

Hollywood gave itself one heck of a Christmas present this year: the single best day in the history of the box office.

People.com: Clooney's Up in the Air Named Best Filmupdated: Fri Dec 04 2009 10:55:00

The National Board of Review also taps George Clooney and Morgan Freeman for best actor honors

People.com: Alec Baldwin: Oscar Hosting Pressure on Steve Martinupdated: Tue Nov 17 2009 08:49:00

"Steve Martin has done this before, while for me it is the first time," the actor tells PEOPLE

People.com: Steve Martin & Alec Baldwin to Host the Oscarsupdated: Wed Nov 04 2009 11:29:00

The comedian and the 30 Rock star follow Hugh Jackman as emcees of Hollywood's biggest night

People.com: David Letterman Publicly Apologizes to His Wifeupdated: Tue Oct 06 2009 11:47:00

In his first taping since the blackmail plot, the TV host says he needs to work on his marriage

'Sixteen Candles,' 'Breakfast Club' director Hughes dead at 59updated: Fri Aug 07 2009 09:52:00

John Hughes, the producer, writer and director whose 1980s films such as "Sixteen Candles," "The Breakfast Club" and "Some Kind of Wonderful" offered a sharp-eyed look at teenagers and their social habits, has died, according to a statement from his representative. He was 59.

Steve Martin and his passion, the banjoupdated: Tue Jun 02 2009 09:22:00

We were scheduled to speak with Steve Martin just after his sound check for a concert in Los Angeles to benefit the city's public libraries. We pulled into the parking structure 45 minutes early when my cell phone rang. It was Martin's publicist.

People.com: Steve Martin: Country Star!updated: Wed May 20 2009 10:49:00

The hilarious actor releases and album and will grace the stage at the Grand Ole Opry

People.com: Cameron Diaz Pays Playful Tribute to Her Late Fatherupdated: Fri Oct 03 2008 09:08:00

"Say hi to him," she tells crowd before dad's cameo in There's Something About Mary

CNNMoney: Don't get steamed over stores' rice limitsupdated: Thu Apr 24 2008 18:17:00

Although warehouse retailers are limiting specialty rice sales, industry experts say U.S. consumers shouldn't worry that there's a shortage in the making.

Flood started in Grand Canyonupdated: Thu Mar 06 2008 01:26:00

Dirk Kempthorne, the Secretary of the Interior, opens valves at Glen Canyon Dam to release water into the Grand Canyon.

People.com: President on Jenna Bush's Wedding: A Mother-Daughter Eventupdated: Wed Feb 20 2008 17:03:00

In the roles usually played by Steve Martin and Diane Keaton, President and Mrs. Bush are preparing for the upcoming wedding of their daughter Jenna and her fiancé, Henry Hager.

People.com: Wesley Snipes: 'I'm Looking Forward to Being Free'updated: Wed Jan 30 2008 08:10:00

U.S. Attorney Robert E. O'Neill got the jury in the Wesley Snipes trial laughing on Tuesday – no small feat in a tax-evasion trial – bringing up Steve Martin and his King Tut routine. From that he launched into the comedian's "How to Make a Million Dollars and Not Pay Taxes."

People.com: Steve Martin & Martin Short: The New Woody & Owen?updated: Wed Jan 09 2008 19:02:00

The two amigos make just like Harrelson and Wilson, creating a splash in the process

People.com: 30th Annual Kennedy Center Honorees Sparkleupdated: Mon Dec 03 2007 16:43:00

This year's recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors, which were handed out in a glittering ceremony last night in the nation's capitol, is quite the list of luminaries. Making up the talented quintet are: Beach Boy Brian Wilson, Academy award-winning director Martin Scorsese, singer supreme Diana Ross, actor-comedian Steve Martin and pianist-conductor Leon Fleisher, whose story of losing the use of his right hand was told in the 2007 Academy Award-nominated short subject documentary, "Two Hands."

FSB: Where can I find tech gurus?updated: Mon Oct 15 2007 07:28:00

Dear FSB: I have a viable idea for an e-commerce company. My time is limited (I own three other businesses), so I'd like to hire some IT pros with the business and technical savvy to make my vision a reality. Since I'm not a techie, I need advice on finding the right people.

EW reviews: Pale 'Pink Panther'updated: Fri Feb 10 2006 09:24:00

Steve Martin scholars in search of a thesis topic are encouraged to analyze the inspiration the complicated comedian draws from the mysteries of his own pants. Consider: Martin's great, silent stage act, ''The Great Flydini,'' consists of pulling an abundance of objects from his open zipper. And now in "The Pink Panther," playing the role of bumbling Inspector Jacques Clouseau, first made famous by Peter Sellers in Blake Edwards' 1964 caper of the same name, Martin once again brings his trousers to the party.

EW Role Call: Hollywood's top cradle robbersupdated: Mon Oct 31 2005 10:46:00

Wait a minute. Is that Steve Martin romancing Claire Danes -- an actress less than half his age -- in "Shopgirl"?

EW review: 'Dreamer' lacks horse senseupdated: Fri Oct 21 2005 09:18:00

One more feel-great sports movie with a teen-poetry title and Kurt Russell will have himself a trilogy.

Christmastime is here ... again?updated: Wed Sep 28 2005 13:25:00

This Saturday, Abrams is releasing a gorgeous coffee-table book, "Dressing a Galaxy: The Costumes of 'Star Wars.' "

FSB: Screen Saverupdated: Sun May 01 2005 00:01:00

George Atkinson asked a simple question in 1977 that changed history: Did anybody watch a movie more than once? To find out, Atkinson bought two copies--one VHS, one Betamax--of each of the 50 vide...

showbuzzupdated: Wed Feb 09 2005 14:16:00

Jack White of the White Stripes nearly traded his signature red-and-white outfits for a priest's robe and collar.

CNNMoney: The high price of high cultureupdated: Mon Dec 20 2004 10:46:00

When the treasures of King Tut toured the United States in the 1970s, Steve Martin wrote an homage to the "Boy King" that included the lines:

showbuzzupdated: Mon Nov 15 2004 14:17:00

In a freewheeling ceremony with a high laugh quotient, Steve Martin was honored during film promotion group American Cinematheque's 19th annual fundraiser Friday at the Beverly Hilton .

A look ahead to next summer's screen lineupupdated: Tue Aug 03 2004 10:01:00

As movies prepare to go from fast-paced and gas-guzzling this summer to introspective and Oscar-aspiring in the fall, let's have a look at films that might be picking moviegoers' pockets a scant 10 months from now.

Smile, the platinum age of comedy has arrivedupdated: Tue Jul 20 2004 11:08:00

Now would be a good time to stop and take a look at the state of comedy in film.

Possible new Ohio highway shootingupdated: Wed Feb 18 2004 18:08:00

Investigators in Ohio will conduct tests on a bullet taken from a minivan Wednesday afternoon to determine if the vehicle and its driver were the target of another highway shooting in the Columbus area.

Ballistics tests link Ohio shooting to 23 othersupdated: Sun Feb 15 2004 16:29:00

Ballistics tests confirm that a bullet that struck an SUV yesterday in Licking County, Ohio, is linked to 23 other shootings near Columbus, the task force investigating the shootings said Sunday.

Gunfire appears linked to other Ohio shootingsupdated: Sat Feb 14 2004 13:40:00

Gunfire struck an SUV east of Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday in a shooting that appears linked to a spate of others nearby and is another sign that the shooter may be becoming bolder, police said.

Authorities link two Ohio shootings to 21 othersupdated: Mon Feb 09 2004 15:59:00

Authorities announced Monday that two weekend shootings have been linked to 21 others southwest of Columbus since May, including one that was fatal.

Police have description of Ohio highway shooterupdated: Sun Feb 08 2004 15:25:00

Investigators trying to solve a string of highway shootings near Columbus, Ohio, now have a description of the shooter who fired on two vehicles a day earlier.

Caller claims to be Columbus highway shooterupdated: Fri Jan 30 2004 17:43:00

A caller to Ohio authorities has claimed to be the person shooting at cars on the freeway that circles Columbus, officials said Friday.

Vehicle owners sought in Ohio shootingsupdated: Thu Jan 01 2004 11:33:00

Authorities in Ohio said Thursday they want to talk to the owners of four vehicles captured in grainy images on a gas station's videotape about one of the 18 related shootings along Interstate 270 near Columbus.

Business 2.0: The Onion Is No Joke How a diversified media company built on sardonic, topical humor has managed--against all updated: Mon Sep 01 2003 00:01:00

The claim sounds almost outlandish enough to be a headline on the Onion: "Satire Website Shows Profit." But it's true, and the site it describes is none other than TheOnion.com, the scathingly funn...

Fortune: The Search For The Next Seinfeld Marc Gunther travels to the comedy industry's big convention in Aspen (insert updated: Mon Apr 02 2001 00:01:00

Because comedians tend to be loners, there is no such thing as the American Humor Association. But if there were, the seven-year-old U.S. Comedy Arts Festival, which is held every winter in Aspen, ...

Fortune: ONE FOR THE ROAD THERE'S NO SHAME IN EATING ALONE ON THE ROAD...IF YOU KNOW THE RIGHT TRICKS.updated: Mon Sep 30 1996 00:01:00

Hungry and alone? Whatever you do, don't believe everything you see in the movies. In the 1984 film The Lonely Guy, Steve Martin's forlorn protagonist picks a busy restaurant. "Are you alone?" asks...

Fortune: MAKING A SPLASH WITH LIQUID BLADESupdated: Mon Aug 21 1995 00:01:00

MAKING A SPLASH WITH LIQUID BLADES

Money Magazine: TODAY'S NEW INVESTORS Avoiding mistakes is just the first step for 10 million Americans new to the market since 1990. Here are tupdated: Sun May 01 1994 00:01:00

WELCOME TO A FRESH FINANCIAL ERA, THE decade of the new investor. Consider: -- Since Jan. 1, 1990, the proportion of American households that own stocks either directly or through mutual funds has ...

Fortune: DONALD TRUMP EXPLAINED The business world's master of hype puts himself on display -- and reveals more than he planned to.updated: Mon Jan 04 1988 00:01:00

Martin Balsam: Is she or isn't she? George Peppard: Is she or isn't she what? Martin Balsam: A phony. George Peppard: I don't know. I don't think so. Martin Balsam: She's a phony, but she's a real ...

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